Nomination of John F. Cogan To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor
The President today announced his intention to nominate John F. Cogan to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Policy, Evaluation and Research). He would succeed Arnold H. Packer.
Since 1980 Dr. Cogan has been senior research fellow and assistant professor of economics at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Previously he was associate economist, the Rand Corp., in 1975-80. He was visiting scholar, National Bureau of Economic Research, in 1978-79; consultant with Atwater and Associates in 1975-79; consultant, Foundation for Research in Economics and Education, in 1975; and resident consultant at the Rand Corp. in 1971-74.
Dr. Cogan graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (A.B., 1969; Ph. D., 1976). He is the author of many publications on labor and the economy.
He resides in Portola Valley, Calif., and was born April 6, 1947, in New York, N.Y.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of John F. Cogan To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247590